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Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 1996

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Nepal Family Health Survey 1996
Geography 
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/1996 - 06/1996
Data type
Survey:
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative
Summary 

The Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 1996, is part of phase 3 of the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Topics commonly covered in DHS include education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics. Out of 8,500 households selected, 8,082 interviews of ever-married women age 14-19 were successfully completed.

Keywords 
Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Adverse effects of medical treatments, Agriculture, Anemia, Antenatal care, Ascariasis, Assets, BCG vaccines, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Complete birth history, Condoms, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cough, DTP vaccines, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Domestic migration, Education, Education access, Electricity, Employment, Ethnicity, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Health care access, Health care use, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Height, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household water treatment, Housing materials, IUDs, Immunization, Income, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Land ownership, Literacy, Live births, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Menstruation, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Night blindness, Nutrition, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Private health facilities, Public health facilities, Religion, Sanitation, School enrollment, Sexual abstinence, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Siblings, Skilled birth attendants, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Telephones, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Traditional birth control, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Water supply, Weight
Citation
Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Macro International, Inc, Ministry of Health and Population (Nepal), New ERA. Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 1996. Fairfax, United States: ICF International.